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The Replacements: All Shook Down (Sire 7599-26298)

Martin Aston, Q, November 1990

THE MINNEAPOLIS band's eighth album confirms the scurvy garage-band thrill of Stink or 1985's Tim has well and truly passed on. A sharp variety of melodies still fall off writer Paul Westerberg's nib, but this is the first collection to sound like his heart wasn't in it.

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